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Software Engineer I, Post Trade
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Software Engineer I, Post Trade

Tower Research Capital, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Software Engineer to join our Post-Trade team.

The Post-Trade & Finance Technology division is responsible for providing comprehensive and accurate transactional through robust reconciliation processes focusing on efficiency through automation.


  • Developing the firm’s Post Trade Platform tools - including reference data management, trade capture, transaction master, trade cost management.
  • Work closely with the global stakeholders to perform business functions efficiently. Translate business requirements into technical tasks.
  • Drive design, development, implementation and maintenance of projects/products. 
  • Responsible for technological innovation in build-out of the new generation of middle office and back-office applications and processes. 
  • Continuously look for process improvements via automation and/or better monitoring tools. 


  • A bachelor’s or master's degree or equivalent in computer science or a related field
  • 0-1 years of experience in software development
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Strong Linux skills and ability to pick up new data tools and concepts quickly and knowledge of shell scripts
  • Strong Knowledge of Python, Java/JEE with messaging middleware
  • Solid understanding of RDBMS and familiarity with NoSQL databases and good understanding of data modeling concepts
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in financial services is a plus


While we work hard, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and discretionary bonuses
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation per year plus 11 paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Reimbursement for health and wellness expenses
  • Free events and workshops
  • Donation matching program

Tower Research Capital is an equal opportunity employer.